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Date and place of birth; 22.5.1964, Pescara, Italy


1982-1988 M.D. School of medicine at the Catholic University of Rome. Degree with 110/110 cum laude
1988-1992 Medical Residency in Gastroenterology and endoscopy at the
Catholic University of Rome (50/50 cum laude)
1994-1998 Ph.D. in Gastrointestinal Oncology, Depts. of Internal Medicine, University of Modena and Medical Genetics, University of Helsinki
2003-2007 Resident in Medical Genetics at the University of Florence (50/50 cum laude)

Professional experience
1988-1994: Resident at the Department of Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology of the Catholic University of Rome, Italy
1995: Resident at the Department of Internal Medicine of the University of Modena, Italy
1996-1997: Molecular biologist at the Dept. of Medical Genetics of the University of Helsinki, Finland
1998-2000 Postdoctoral fellow at the Dept. of Internal Medicine of the University of Modena
2000-2012 Assistant Professor of Medical Genetics at the Dept. of Mother & Child of the University of Modena.

Research activities have been deveolped along the following fields:
1. Clinical and biomolecular studies of hereditary syndromes (current focus)
2. Clinical and biomolecular aspects of Hereditary Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, HNPCC
1. Genetic basis of Hereditary Non Polyposis Colorectal Cancer – HNPCC -)
2. Mismatch repair gene mutations and microsatellite instability
3. Bone dysplasias, with special reference to Leri-Weill Dyscondrosteosis and Langer Syndrome, and their related gene
4. Epidemiology of chromosomal abnormalities, with special reference to their finding in prenatal diagnosis
5. Non invasive techniques of prenatal diagnosis
6. Genotype/phenotype correlations in genomic disorders, with special reference to the copy number variations (CNVs).

Completion accademic year: 2019/2020

Completion accademic year: 2018/2019

Completion accademic year: 2017/2018

Completion accademic year: 2016/2017

Completion accademic year: 2015/2016




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